Joseph Gordon Coates funeral 1943; 1943; N1 1996_3_1-30


Joseph Gordon Coates funeral 1943

About this object

Photographic collection of the funeral of Joseph Gordon Coates 29th May to 1st June 1943. He received a full state - military funeral. Coates was the former Prime Minister of New Zealand 1925-1928 and a veteran of the first world war where he received the Military Cross and Bar serving with the Auckland Infantry Regiment. During WW2 he was part of the War Cabinet in government, where he died suddenly aged 65.

Place Made

New Zealand

Date Made


Subject and Association Description

photograph WW2

Object Type


Medium and Materials


Credit Line

Mr Gordon and Sandra Pryde

Object number

N1 1996_3_1-30


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